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     Date Submitted:18-09-2013
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     Current job:Spacecraft Systems Engineer (Flight Controller)
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:within 2 months
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, Launch Systems, Consulting/Engineering Services, Space Tourism
     KeywordsSpace operation, Systems engineering, Project management, TTC (telemetry & telecommanding), Mechanical engineering, Mechatronics, Simulation, Control
    CV

    WORK EXPERIENCE
     
    01/2009 – Present
    ESA Columbus System Engineer (Col-Systems)
    Insyen AG Münchenerstrasse 20, 82234 Wessling (Germany) www.insyen.de
     
    Certified flight controller to operate ESA’s Columbus Laboratory of the International Space Station (ISS)
     
    General responsibilities
    ▪ Operation, maintenance and anomaly resolution of the three subsystems of Columbus Laboratory, namely Environmental Control Life Support System (ECLSS), Electrical Power Distribution Systems (EPDS), Thermal Control Systems (TCS)
    ref. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flight_controller
    ▪ Offline tasks include procedures (ODFs) review and validation, update of Flight rules, long term trend analysis with the ESA offline engineering team
     
    Major roles and responsibilities
    ▪ 2012 – present: ECLSS Subsystems team Lead within Col-Systems team
    ▪ 03 – 09/2011: ISS Increment 27/28 Col-Systems Lead
    ▪ 03/2011: ULF5 (STS-133) Shuttle Mission Col-Systems Lead
    ▪ 02/2010: 20A (STS-130) Shuttle Mission Col-Systems Deputy Lead
    ▪ 2010 – Present: Prime responsible for Col-Systems activity planning requests in OPDCS tool (Operation Planning Tool) interfacing with EPT (European Planning Team)
    ▪ 2009 – Present: Prime responsible for Col-Systems team ’s displays management (SATMON user interface, USS monitoring and commanding displays, MCC-Houston MSK displays)
    ▪ 2009 – Present: Col-Systems team representative for eDIT (European Data Integration Team)
    ▪ 2009 – Present: Assigned as ECLSS Subsystem team member to work closely with ECLSS engineering team and NASA counterparts
     
    11/2008 – 12/2008
    ESA Columbus System Engineer (Col-Systems) Flight Controller
    SESS GbR, Wessling (Germany)
     
    The same job definition as above. During the two month, the training or certification period to become a Col-Systems Flight Controller was started. The company changed to INSYEN AG from January 2009 onward.
     
    EDUCATION AND TRAINING
    10/2006 – 06/2008
    Master of Science in Aeronautics and Space Technology
    Technische Universität München, Germany and Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain
     
    General
    ▪ Aerospace technology fields including aerodynamics, jet and space propulsion, light weight material and optimization, thermodynamics, human spaceflight and many more.
    ▪ Language courses: German, Spanish
    Practical skills
    Several projects throughout the program such as modelling, simulation and design in space technology using MATLAB, Simulink, Catia V5, Maple, Fortran.
     
    07/2002 – 06/2006
    Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering, with specialization in Mechatronics
    Nanyang Technological University, (Singapore)
     
    General
    ▪ Generic engineering courses with emphasize in mechanical and production engineering
    ▪ Language courses: Advance English course for technical writing and communication, French, Spanish
    Specialization
    Mechatronics engineering with both theoretical and practical courses in robotics, systems and control engineering, programming (Assembly language, C++) as well as simulation tools such as MATLAB and Simulink
     
    PERSONAL SKILLS
    Mother Tongue(s)
    Indonesian and Javanese
     
    Other Languages
    English: Business fluent
    German: Intermediate
    Spanish: Intermediate
    French: Basic
    Italian: Basic
     
    Communication Skills
    ▪ Good communication skills
    ▪ Able to work well in a multinational and multicultural team
    ▪ Flight controller communication skills
     
    Organisational Skills
    ▪ Project management
    ▪ Priority and goal management
    ▪ Flight controller team operation
     
    Computer Skills
    ▪ Good command of Microsoft Office™ tools
    ▪ Working experience in both Windows and Linux OS
    ▪ Software knowledge: Matlab and Simulink, Maple, Pro-Engineering, CATIA, C++, FORTRAN
     
    Current job practical skills
    ▪ ISS and Columbus operation
    ▪ ISS payload support
    ▪ Anomaly resolution and decision making within time pressure
    ▪ Flight operation tool user and generator skills: SATMON telemetry displays user interface, MCS Monitoring and Commanding tool, NASA & ESA ISS flight notes, OSTPV, etc 
    ▪ Flight procedure validation using provided Columbus emulator (TQVS)
    ▪ XML and HTML skills mainly for display generation and also internal flight controller web based documentation (COL-WIKI)
     
    OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS & EXPERIENCES
    Academic Projects
    ▪ 04-07/2008: Master study final project within the bionics group of Insitute of Robotics and Mechatronics, DLR-Oberpfaffenhofen. “Calculation of human arm stiffness using a biomechanical model” Tools used: MATLAB, FORTRAN
    ▪ 01-07/2007: Semester project (Semesterarbeit) within the Lehrstuhl für Raumfahrttechnik, TU München. “Human Respiration Model for an ECLSS simulation” Tools used: MATLAB, Simulink
    ▪ 07/2007: Practical course project of the Space Technology class, Lehrstuhl für Raumfahrttechnik, TU München. “Design of a container for DLR’s solar sail” Tool used: CATIA
    ▪ 07/2005-06/2006: Final year project in School of Mechanical Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. “Design of one manned DBE (Double Balloon Endo-enteroscopy)” Tool used: Pro-E
     
    Awards
    ▪ 10/2006-08/2008: Erasmus Mundus Scholarship from the European Commission to pursue the EuMAS program.
    ▪ 07/2002-07/2006: SembCorp & ST Undergraduate study Scholarship in Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
    ▪ 11/2013: Won a consolation prize in the Engineering Innovation Design (EID) event for Automotive and Transportation criteria in Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
     
    Internship/ Industrial Attachment
    12-07/2005: Internship in Philips Electronics Singapore Pte. Ltd. to study the Ambilight feature of Philips flat TV and design the housing for LCD light source. Automated adjustment system for the light source was proposed. Tool used: Pro-E

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